Gifts for All Christmases Great and Small

Christmas, of course, is a time for giving.  What better gift to give than a boxed set of James Herriot books or maybe the entire series of All Creatures Great and Small on DVD?  After the turkey has been eaten and the champagne quaffed, there is no better...

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Herriot Classic Car on Show

The restored Austin Seven that became famous for its appearances in the BBC TV series All Creatures Great and Small was on show recently at the Stokesley Rotary Club Classic Car Show.Ian Ashton, md of the World of James Herriot explains the car's...

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James Herriot Foundation Trust award 2018

James Herriot Foundation Trust award 2018 for the Outstanding Veterinary Nursing Student 2018 presented at Askham Bryan College York.Ian Ashton, managing director of the World of James Herriot in Thirsk presented an award to Katie Devlin at the annual...

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Best Coach Friendly Welcome 2018 Award

Best Coach Friendly Welcome 2018’ Award from the Confederation of Passenger Transport UK for World of James Herriot World of James Herriot, Thirsk continues to punch above its weight in tourism Awards following the presentation of ‘Best Coach Friendly...

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From Russia with Love

World of James Herriot team to visit and meet Moscow’s Herriot Fans for James Herriot Exhibition at The State Darwin Museum Moscow in Russia An invitation to the State Darwin Museum Moscow in Russia has been received by the World of James Herriot. This is...

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BBC’s David Harper Launches Gift Range

BBC antique presenter David Harper visited the World of James Herriot recently and met up with the team at the centre where a new range of memorabilia has been introduced featuring David’s painting of the Austin 7 car driven by the famous vet and author...

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Top breeder in Russia visits the World of James Herriot

Ekaterina Anikushina is the top breeder of English Springer Spaniels in Bolshaya Vruda, Russia and whilst visiting the UK in May, Ekaterina visited the World of James Herriot and posted a James Herriot post card to herself in Russia. The postcard was added...

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A tribute to Robert Hardy

Our tribute in pictures, of the much loved actor Robert Hardy, who sadly died today.   In 1978 Robert Hardy took the part of the irascible but good natured Siegfried Farnon, the senior vet in the...

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History of the famous Austin Seven revealed

A recent visit was paid to The Herriot Centre by Mrs Martha Stewart and Ms Anne Jenkins,  from the department of Archaeology at Durham University, following a talk that was given by Martha Stewart, and their interest and findings onThe World of James...

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Easter Holidays at the World of James Herriot

Easter Bank Holiday is always an Eggciting time for children At The World of James Herriot in ThirskThe good news is that we are open right through the Easter Bank Holiday, with our usual opening times, from 10.00am to 5.00pm, and last entry to the Centre...

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James Herriot Memorabilia in Germany

A very special association has developed between the largest Veterinary medicine and equipment company in Germany, and ‘The World of James Herriot’, based in Thirsk, North Yorkshire.Dr. Thomas Nonnewitz,  Director of WDT, Cooperative Company of German...

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Feeling Low? 7 Ways Animals Can Improve Your Health

Watching TV shows about animals or being around animals is a great way to get rid of Winter blues. Here’s why animals can improve health and happiness and perk you up when you’re feeling low.The winter is really kicking in, up in North Yorkshire. After a...

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